Know the Skills Required to Lead a Diverse Workforce
The way companies manage knowledge, information, customer and community relations as well as their business processes, can enhance their competitive edge to deliver value to all customers, staff and shareholders alike. Businesses also operate better when their staff reflect the full range of people within the communities that they operate in.
Diversity brings a broad range of ideas and thinking styles to the business which can enhance competitiveness through creativity, productivity, awareness of market opportunities and capacity for innovation.
Components in this Module
1 - Introduction
2 - Diversity
- What is Diversity?
- Diversity in the Workplace
- Discrimination Challenge
- Diversity in the Workplace
- Diversity of Skills and Personalities
- Checkpoint 1
3 - The Advantages of Diversity
- Diversity as an Asset
- Avoiding Groupthink
- Awareness of Customer Needs
- Improving Productivity
- Increased Innovation
- Becoming an Employer of Choice
- Checkpoint 2
4 - Policy, Procedure and Legislation
- Policies and Procedures
- Diversity Policy
- Promotion and Awareness
- Feedback and Suggestions
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
- The Law
- Work Health and Safety
- Checkpoint 3
5 - Pro Diversity Actions
- Institute Pro Diversity Actions
- Commit to Diversity
- Promoting Inclusion
- Team Leader as a Role Model
- Corporate Culture
- Family Friendly Workplace
- Disability Friendly Workplace
- Culturally Friendly Workplace
- Use Non-discriminatory Language
- Mentor Programs
- Checkpoint 4
6 - Working With Diversity
- Diversity and Work Plans
- Work Plan and Diversity - Examples
- Cultural Competency
- Special Skills
- Checkpoint 5
7 - Communication
- Effective Communication
- Share Information
- Open Communication
- Styles of Listening
- Listening Animation
- Listening Challenge
- Dignity and Respect
- Checkpoint 6
8 - Dealing With Diversity Issues
- Problems Associated With Diversity
- Ongoing Conflict Factors
- Conflict Management Systems
- Management of Allegations
- Checkpoint 7
9 - Support Services
- Government Disability Support
- Cultural Support Services
- Support Services
No previous knowledge or experience is required.
The online courses are made up of a number of learning modules. Each module has an estimated time to complete them (click on the ‘i’ next to the module to get the time).
The time to complete a module can vary based on your existing knowledge of the material.
No need to finish the course in one session. You can log in and out as many times as you like, until the course end date. The course end date is shown when entering the training. The system remembers what you have completed and you can continue on from where you left off.
How does it work?
Once we receive confirmation of your payment (which could take up to 24 hours), you will receive an email with your login details. Go to the login page which will be emailed to you. Enter your details then click on the name of the course when you are ready to start.
How do I pay?
Pay with mastercard or visa through our secure PayPal internet payment facility. You can also select to ‘Generate an Invoice’ or ‘Make An Enquiry’ and we will get back to you with a group pricing as a quote or submission for you to respond to.
Who should do this course?
These courses are for anyone who wants to learn more or wants to extend their resume by becoming more knowledgable in their company.
How will I be assessed?
Each module is broken into sections with checkpoints, interactive challenges and quiz questions throughout. You are required to go through each section and answer every question correctly to be deemed competent. If you answer any questions incorrectly, you will be given feedback on which question you answered incorrectly. You can then correct your response and continue.
Will I receive a certificate?
These are non accredited corporate-based short courses and if successful you will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Steps to proceed with enrolling in a Course
Step 1 – Select a Course(s) by adding it to the Shopping Cart.
Step 2 – Pay for the course (using Paypal).
Step 3 – Once we have received the payment we will send you an email confirming your order.
Step 4 – This email will have instructions for connecting to the course, your login ID and password.
Step 5 – Complete the online course.
Step 6 – Once the course has been successfully completed, you will have access to your certificate.